The Ultimate Phonecam: Aydogan Ozcan’s $10 Cellphone Microscope

Back in November, the New York Times covered the invention by UCLA electrical engineer Aydogan Ozcan of a $10 microscope that will work with a standard cell phone and could be used to detect water-borne pathogens. In addition to being about the coolest phonecam ever, it’s also important because in many parts of the developing world, cell phones are more common than safe drinking water.

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